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Appalachian State University

Appalachian State University

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Since 1988, the Brantley Risk & Insurance Center at Appalachian State University has been educating and preparing industry leaders. The Brantley Center is a privately-funded entity within the Walker College of Business that receives no state funding. The staff of the Brantley Center prepares the next generation of industry leaders and the AppState Gamma Iota Sigma students through interview guidance, resume production techniques, teaching networking and "soft skills" that complement the rigorous academic coursework. This intentional preparation sets AppState RMI students apart from other majors. AppState RMI majors and members of our Gamma Iota Sigma chapter make a commitment as students to become leaders within the Industry, all of whom are supported through the Center.

The RMI major at AppState prepares students for a wide variety of professions within the greater risk and insurance field including: General Management, Underwriting, Claims, Agency Sales & Operations, Brokerage, Surplus Lines, Risk Management and Reinsurance Specialties.

Degrees offered: Bachelors degree in Risk Management Insurance

Course listings:
FIN 3100 Principles of Risk Management and Insurance
FIN 3600 Personal Insurance
FIN 4600 Commercial Insurance
FIN 4950 Risk Management
FIN 3690 Financial Management
Fin 3700 Employee Benefits
FIN 3890 Survey of Investments
FIN 3900 Internship
FIN 4700 Insurance Operations
FIN 4770 Derivatives and Financial Risk Management
FIN 4800 International Insurance Markets
ACC 3580 Individual Income Taxation
LAW 3960 Insurance Law (on demand)
MGT 3060 Opportunity and Entrepreneurship
MGT 3620 Human Resource Management
MKT 3052 Professional Selling
SCM 3660 Principles of Supply Chain Management


David C. Marlett
Managing Director, Brantley Risk and Insurance Center
Appalachian State University
+1 (828) 260-5289